Course syllabus PHD_U030_N - Integrated Management of Ecosystem Services (FESRD - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Integrated Management of Ecosystem Services
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture14 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
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Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Project / seminar work and others
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understands the concept of the ecosystem services and possibilities of its application in the environmental management. He knows principles of the integrated management of the ecosystem services and is able to apply the knowledge in resolving of current issues.
Course contents:
The concept of the ecosystem services in ecology and economy - a comparision of approaches and applications. Possibilities of its using in the environmental management. Presentation of the concept by current papers. Principles of the integrated management of the ecosystem services. Case studies in resolving current issues.
Recommended or required reading:
de Groot, R. S., 1992: Functions of Nature: Evaluation of Nature in Environmental Planning, Management, and Decision Making (Wolters-Noordhoff, Groningen, 1992), 315 p.
Ecosystem services, international scientific journal
Eliáš, P., ed., 2010: Ekosystémové služby. Životné prostredie, Bratislava, 44, č. 2 (monotématické číslo), s. 57-106.
ELIÁŠ P., 1983: Ecological and social functions of vegetation. Ekológia (ČSSR), Bratislava, 2, 93-104.
Sprengers, S.A., Nienhuis, P.H., Elias, P. (eds.), 1996: Sustainability of Ecosystems: ecological and economic factors. Royal Netherl. Acad. Arts Sciences, Amsterdam, 170 p.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ján Gaduš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 20. 2. 2020
prof. Ing. Ján Gaduš, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 02/20/2020.

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